Sailing 49er: a Pornic in New Zealand for an Olympic ticket
It is “the meeting place” of the year for the duo browsers, Emile Amoros (CN Pornic) and Lucas Rual (APCC sports Sailing). This world championship of the 49er series in New Zealand is decisive in the race for qualification for the next Olympics in Tokyo next summer.
If the year 2018 was placed under good auspices, with a place to fifth in the European Championship and eighth in the world championship, the current year was more eventful. Demonstrating real qualities against the best specialists in the field, the couple pornico-pornichétin failed to find consistency in his performances. Emile Amoros and Lucas Rual will try to erase their small defects … The duo says:
A regatta sailing in general, it is one that will make the fewest mistakes, then rigor and at the same time relaxing in the moment with high stakes will be our watchwords.
“A complicated body of water”
Since early November, they arrived on the playground when the world was held, starting Tuesday, December 3rd.
“The navigations are linked here in Auckland! We had the chance to sail alongside the boat of the America’s Cup during our workouts, stressed Emile Amoros before the competition. The preparation is going well. The lake is beautiful, but it is complicated with many changes of direction. It will be complicated for everyone! The boat is ready and for speed, we still have two or three settings to find the breeze to further raise the level of play. ”
Currently in the top 10!
The pair Amoros – Rual just participated in two runs. If he finishes in 11th place to start, the duo captured the top spot in the second round. Performance demonstrating it can compete with the best. He is currently 10th class overall. But two French crews before them: Kevin Fischer and Jauvin Yann is on the podium with a nice 2nd place and Erwan Fischer and Clement Pekin are 5th.
Here are pictures of the victorious inning Emile Amoros and Lucas Rual.
One boat is detained for the Olympics … It will be a decision of the French Sailing Federation.
The objective is to take round after sleeved departures after departure, with the greatest possible rigor. It is a worldwide Olympic series, while the cream is present. Absolutely every meter is ticking!
This regatta will be very important in the choice of the crew. One should have an idea after the competition, but the official announcement will be announced in February.